CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Announces Change in Unit Chief
Felton – CAL FIRE’s San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit Chief, Scott Jalbert, is transferring as Unit Chief to the San Luis Obispo Unit. Chief Jalbert has worked through the ranks with CAL FIRE over the past 28 years serving the past three years as the Unit Chief for San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit and Fire Chief for Santa Cruz County, San Mateo County, Pajaro Fire Protection District and Coastside Fire Protection District.
Chief Jalbert will begin his new job in San Luis Obispo on April 1. Deputy Chief, Ian Larkin, has been appointed as the interim Unit Chief until a permanent appointment is made. Chief Larkin has served as the Deputy Chief for the CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit for the past three years. Chief Larkin has the background and experience to lead the Unit and continue the excellent relationships with our cooperators.
CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
CAL FIRE San Mateo - Santa Cruz Unit
Public Infomation Office
Media Phone: (831) 335-6717
CONTACT: Angela Bernheisel, (831) 212-7805 RELEASE DATE: March 24, 2016
Coastside Fire Protection District
San Mateo County Fire Department
Santa Cruz County Fire Department
Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District
Photo: Courtesy of Santa Cruz County Fire Department